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121. Reverend Robert R. Lakas, S. J., Scrapbook Finding Aid Reverend Robert R. Lakas, S. J., Scrapbook Finding Aid circa 1965-1974 The Rev. Robert R. Lakas was born in 1917. He entered the Society of Jesus in 1935 and taught at Rockhurst College from 1955 until his death in 1974. This collection consists mainly of photocopies of newspaper...

122. Photograph Scrapbook #3 Historic Kansas City Finding Aid Photograph Scrapbook #3 Historic Kansas City Finding Aid ca.1865-1880 The scrapbook contains 72 various-sized, second-generation black and white prints of early Kansas City riverfront views. Included are scenes of the grading of the bluffs for streets, early commercial and...

123. Siegrist Engraving Company Etching Collection Finding Aid Siegrist Engraving Company Etching Collection Finding Aid 1936-1966 The Siegrist Engraving Company, located at 924 Oak, was founded in 1902 by Mr. Henry S. Siegrist. The collection has 35 etchings of notable Kansas City historical landmarks, including buildings, residences,...

124. SC139 Slave Sale Papers SC139 Slave Sale Papers 1831, 1859 The Slave Sale Papers is an artificial collection that consists of a bill of sale for two slaves as well as an announcement for a slave auction. The names and ages of the slaves are included.

125. South Central Business Association Records Finding Aid South Central Business Association Records Finding Aid ca1930 - 1960 The South Central Business Association began in the 1920s. It was a business group for the Linwood and Troost area of Kansas City, Missouri, and considered by some to be the first shopping district or...

126. SC145 Stigers Island Collection SC145 Stigers Island Collection 1890-1900 The Stigers Island Collection consists of a land abstract that details the ownership of Stigers Island. Over time, the size and location of the island were affected by changes in the Missouri River.

127. AC7 Sumner High School AC7 Sumner High School 1927-1986 The Sumner High School Collection documents the activities of faculty and students at Sumner High School and its successor organization Sumner Academy in Kansas City, Kansas, from 1927 to 1986

128. Vertical Files Special Collection Finding Aid Vertical Files Special Collection Finding Aid 1820-1970 (bulk 1880-1950) The vertical files in this collection contain items found in the regular vertical files of the Special Collections department that were determined to be too old and fragile to be left in the files. The...

129. Westminster Congregational Church Records Finding Aid Westminster Congregational Church Records Finding Aid 1900-1994 (bulk 1932-1993) The Westminster Congregational Church, located at 36th and Walnut, Kansas City, Missouri, was dedicated at that address in 1907. It was initially called the Westminster Presbyterian Church but became affiliated...

130. Woman's Relief Corps Ledger Book Finding Aid Woman's Relief Corps Ledger Book Finding Aid 1909-1918 The Woman's Relief Corps was the women's auxiliary of the Grand Army of the Republic. It was established in 1883 as a social, civic, and patriotic organization to foster social improvements and to generate...

131. Youth Symphony of Kansas City Records Finding Aid Youth Symphony of Kansas City Records Finding Aid 1958-1970 The Youth Symphony of Kansas City was organized in April 1958, as an independent civic enterprise. The prospective members had to be recommended by their school music director or private music teacher....

132. Old Westport Shopping Center Survey Photographs Finding Aid Old Westport Shopping Center Survey Photographs Finding Aid circa 1960 These 13 8" x 10" photographs are of structures on the property limits of the proposed shopping center to be known as Old Westport on the Santa Fe Trail, 1010 Westport Ave., Kansas City, Mo. The Kansas...

133. Miscellaneous Landmarks Commission Photographs Finding Aid Miscellaneous Landmarks Commission Photographs Finding Aid 1920s-1970s These 575 photographs from the Landmarks Commission were produced by various Kansas City, Missouri, city departments during the 1920s through the 1970s. A number of historic Kansas City landmarks, neighborhoods,...

134. E. J. Davison Autograph Book Finding Aid E. J. Davison Autograph Book Finding Aid 1878-1879 This 73-page autograph book was compiled, according to dates found with some signatures, in 1878-79 by E. J. Davison in Washington, D.C. The focus of the signatures center around United States government...

135. Autograph Book Finding Aid Autograph Book Finding Aid [1867-1868] This 89-page book of autographs does not contain the owner or compiler's name. The 244 signatures appear to have been gathered during 1867-1868. With each name is a state, and because the name of Schulyer...

136. SC211 Merchants' Association Photograph SC211 Merchants' Association Photograph June 28, 1945 This collection consists of a black and white photograph of a dinner held by the Merchants Association at the Hotel Muehlebach on June 28, 1945. President Harry Truman is seated at the head table.

137. SC153 William Allen Papers SC153 William Allen Papers 1856 This collection consists of a land patent granted to William Allen for 40 acres in Menasha, Wisconsin from 1856.

138. SC151 C. Clements Papers SC151 C. Clements Papers 1852 This collection consists of a letter written by C. Clements to her brother John Hatcher, Esq., on May 12, 1852. She discusses her current financial situation, the desire for her son to go to college, and...

139. SC148 Burrier Correspondence Collection SC148 Burrier Correspondence Collection 1851 This collection consists of a letter written by W. Burrier to John M. Burrier from Grass Valley, California in 1851. It notes the average wages and costs of living in town, as well as some of the challenges...

140. SC150 W. H. Holmes Papers SC150 W. H. Holmes Papers 1849 This collection consists of a letter written by W. H. Holmes to John Bill on February 5, 1849. The author thanks Bill for sending him a book, and discusses recent events and Bill's new plantation.